There is a wealth of archaeology within the Flaxmill Maltings site. As part of the redevelopment we have worked with our project partners and consultants Oxford Archaeology North to involve the community in recording and understanding the site’s heritage.
The Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings and Oxford Archaeology North held a community archaeology event at the Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings in April 2013.
An excavation trench was dug around a group of former outbuildings including a stable and a wash house, followed by a week of post excavation work.
We were delighted to welcome over 50 volunteers into the project team. They had a chance to get hands on with the excavation and many were involved with cataloging and dr